Black girls will bear probably the most affect if Roe v. Wade is overturned | WUWM 89.7 FM

The destiny of the landmark case, Roe v. Wade, that legalized abortion in 1973 is susceptible to being overturned. In Might, a leaked U.S. Supreme Court docket draft opinion confirmed {that a} majority of the justices assist overturning the case. Nevertheless, that call isn’t but closing. Specialists say if Roe is overturned, girls of coloration, … Read more

Wisconsin union members converse on latest will increase in strikes and labor organizing | WUWM 89.7 FM

What’s it prefer to be on strike? That was once a quite common query within the U.S., because the Bureau of Labor Statistics reviews there have been 470 major work stoppages in 1952. By 1980, that quantity had dropped to 187. There have been simply 16 major strikes last year, which was double the amount … Read more

Wisconsin Democrats intention to fireside up base, defy headwinds at state conference this midterm yr | WUWM 89.7 FM

The annual Wisconsin Democratic conference is going on in La Crosse this yr, in individual for the primary time since 2019 and about 5 months forward of the 2022 midterm elections, which embody large races for governor and U.S. Senate. editor J.R. Ross says Democrats are going to attempt to current a unified entrance … Read more

What to anticipate at Milwaukee’s Juneteenth 2022 celebration | WUWM 89.7 FM

Freedom Day, Black Independence Day, Juneteenth. It’s a vacation that folks can be celebrating this Sunday. It’s 157 years to the day that Union Military troopers arrived in Galveston, Texas, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. They introduced to the enslaved those that they have been free. Milwaukee has hosted public Juneteenth Day celebrations since … Read more

Consultants focus on river security, restoration after crews discover lacking kid’s physique in Kinnickinnic River | WUWM 89.7 FM

Following a extreme thunderstorm Monday, rescue crews are persevering with their seek for two males after recovering the physique of a 10-year-old boy from the Kinnickinnic River. Witnesses advised police the boy fell right into a drainage ditch close to twenty seventh and Loomis that results in the river. Two males, ages 34 and 37, … Read more

EPA pronounces PFAS ingesting water well being advisory, extra stringent than Wisconsin’s laws | WUWM 89.7 FM

The EPA on Wednesday took a small step towards regulating a couple of PFAS, often known as perpetually chemical compounds. They quantity within the 1000’s, don’t break down within the surroundings, and are discovered in lots of merchandise, from firefighting foam and fast-food packaging to stain-resistant materials. PFAS not solely persist within the surroundings, however … Read more

Gov. Tony Evers promotes violence prevention funds throughout Milwaukee stroll, meets neighborhood leaders | WUWM 89.7 FM

5 months earlier than the autumn election, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is highlighting latest authorities investments in Milwaukee. Gov. Tony Evers joined neighborhood leaders for a stroll Wednesday within the Backyard Properties neighborhood on the town’s north facet. Evers met some folks making an attempt to assist the historic, however challenged, space. Backyard Properties is … Read more

County officers categorical frustration, others dedication to save lots of The Domes at committee parks assembly | WUWM 89.7 FM

Like so many Milwaukee County buildings, the plant-filled glass beehive-shaped Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, recognized merely to many because the Domes, have lengthy wanted upkeep. However there was heightened concern after a 2013 incident, when bits of concrete fell from excessive throughout the desert dome. After a protracted and typically heated dialogue throughout the County … Read more

Wisconsin COVID-19 replace contains variety of circumstances and deaths, warning about variants | WUWM 89.7 FM

A neighborhood skilled on COVID-19 says the variety of new constructive circumstances stays a priority however that there’s principally a “decoupling” from severe well being outcomes like hospitalization and dying. No less than for now. Dr. John Raymond is president and CEO of the Medical Faculty of Wisconsin. He says the seven-day common for brand … Read more

Teams work to take away contaminated sediment from Milwaukee estuary, intention to interact public | WUWM 89.7 FM

Should you occur to have time later right this moment Monday, and want to pop all the way down to Milwaukee’s port, you may take part in a unique tour. Organizations involved about contaminants which have lengthy muddied Milwaukee’s rivers and harbor will share plans for the sediment’s elimination. It is a part of a … Read more

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